Queen Elizabeth II has been New Zealand’s Queen since 1953, for 60 years! So this year the queen and all the countries she is the queen of (like New Zealand and Australia) are celebrating her Diamond Jubilee.
There are heaps of fun-looking things happening in England and around the world to celebrate, and there’s this really cool official website with pictures, facts, games, and info about the Jubilee and the Queen’s life. Check out the timeline of all the important things that have happened while she has been our queen.
You can even send a message to the Queen – wow!
Here are a few books we have about Queen Elizabeth II in your library: